More than 190,000 ceiling fans sold by Home Depot have been pulled out because the blades could explode during use, potentially injuring people nearby.
The 54-inch Hampton Bay Mara Indoor / Outdoor fans sold in stores and online from April through October this year for about $ 150, according to the recall. Notice Published by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission. She added that about 182,000 fans were sold in the United States and another 8,800 in Canada.
King of Fans, a distributor of the product in Fort Lauderdale, Florida – which was sold exclusively by Home Depot – said it received 47 reports of the product’s fan blades breaking off, with at least two consumers having a blade and four cases of property damage.
The invited fans came in three stages:
- Matte white (UPC number 082392519186)
- Matte black (UPC number 082392519193)
- Black (UPC No. 082392599195)
- Brushed nickel UPC number 082392599188).
The CPSC urged consumers to stop using fans immediately, and to check them for signs of defects. Those who notice “blade movement or uneven gaps between the blades and the fan body” during an examination should contact the King of Fans for a free replacement.
The problem does not affect all fans of the 54-inch Chinese-made MARA, to me Company that offered a link to a YouTube video It shows consumers how to determine if a fan is defective and should be replaced.
Clients can contact King of Fans for a replacement at (866) 433-1291, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, or by email at [email protected].